The Asia Institute promotes Asian Studies at UCLA and fosters greater understanding of Asia through a wide variety of research support, public programs, and community outreach. Public symposia sponsored by the Asia Institute and its member centers bring scholars, artists, policy experts, and cultural events from around the nation and the globe to UCLA and Los Angeles community audiences.
Workshops for K-12 Educators
Educators from LAUSD and throughout Southern California study the latest research on Asia with university faculty in its K-12 teacher training workshops.
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Asia in LA
Asia in LA is an annual event addressing themes that bridge the interests of academics and of broader communities in Los Angeles.
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China in Asia Workshop Series
The China in Asia Workshop Series is a four-year collaborative project between the UCLA Asia Institute and the University of Washington East Asia Center to examine the economic, political, and cultural relationship of China and its neighbors from both historical and contemporary perspectives. This workshop series is funded by the U.S. Department of Education Title VI program.
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Careers in Asia
This quarterly series provides a forum for students and faculty to hear visting scholars and professionals associated with UCLA discuss their careers and experiences working in, with and on Asia.
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